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Biodiverse Agroforestry – biodiverse forage creating a wildlife corridor

Biodiverse Agroforestry – biodiverse forage creating a wildlife corridor

Bencubbin, WA

  • Author: Wheatbelt NRM
  • Date Posted: Nov 10, 2014
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Project Details

Project Delivery: Wheatbelt NRM, Individual Landholder

Contact: Jo Wheeler

Ph: 96703121

Email: jwheeler@wheatbeltnrm.org.au

Website: Wheatbelt NRM Website

Start Date: 2014             End Date: 2017

Site ID: SA00028_BA

Area (Ha): 10

 

Project Aim

This project aims to implement a forage shrub grazing system in a manner that encourages wildlife while maintaining production values.

 

Project Description

This site will look at using a biodiverse forage species mix to create a wildlife corridor within the landscape as well as providing valuable grazing benefits for the farming system.  Forage species are the main species planted but other taller species have been include to offer strata diversity to the planting.

 

Project Outputs

The biodiversity value of this site will be monitored at establishment in 2014 and again in 2017.

Project outputs will be added once the trial has been completed.

 

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